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About the Authors:
James Oliver Horton, the Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History at the George Washington University, directs the Africa American Communities Project at the Smithsonian Institution.
Lois E. Horton is professor of sociology and American studies at George Mason University.
They are coauthors of several books, including In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest Among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860 and Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North.
|List of Illustrations and Maps||vii|
|Chapter 1||Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade||6|
|Chapter 2||The Evolution of Slavery in British North America||26|
|Chapter 3||Slavery and Freedom in the Age of Revolution||52|
|Chapter 4||The Early Republic and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom||76|
|Chapter 5||Slavery and the Slave Community||104|
|Chapter 6||Free People of Color and the Fight against Slavery||126|
|Chapter 7||From Militancy to Civil War||150|
|Chapter 8||From Reconstruction to Jim Crow||176|
|Chapter 9||Populism, Industrial Unions, and the Politics of Race||200|
|Chapter 10||The Harlem Renaissance between the Wars||226|
|Chapter 11||Depression and War||248|
|Chapter 12||The Postwar Civil Rights Movement||268|
|Chapter 13||From Civil Rights to Black Power||294|
|Chapter 14||Conservatism and Race in Multicultural America||322|
|Chapter 15||Race-ing to the Millennium||340|